Flesh-n-Bone is the stage name of Stanley Vernell Howse, an American rapper in the rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 10, 1973. He is the older brother of Layzie Bone and the cousin of Wish Bone. As an original member of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, he was known for his quick-tongued rhymes. At the time of Faces of Death release, Flesh was not a part of the group, explaining his absence from the album.